User: gurtejsingh Topic: Organic
Category: Organic Agriculture
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Tofu power: waste is the secret of their energy 24.6.2017 Hindu: Home
In Indonesia’s Central Java region, villagers make biogas from tofu refuse — and save on cash
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Making cities food-smart and secure 23.6.2017 HBL: Opinion
Urban agriculture can get around some of the challenges ever-burgeoning cities will face in the near future
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Blazing a trail for sustainability 23.6.2017 Hindu: Life & Style
Wiebe Wakker has been on the road for 13 months, travelling from Amsterdam to Australia via Mumbai in an electric car
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Back to the stone age 23.6.2017 Hindu: Leisure
Zero chemicals and a mineral boost. Here’s why you need to give Teflon and stainless steel a miss, and stock up on artisanal kitchenware with these brands
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An organic change 23.6.2017 Hindu: Cities
Entrepreneurs Vishnu Vardhan and Dhivya spearhead a movement where they make it possible for green enthusiasts to learn the ropes of organic farming
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Darjeeling gardens may post losses this year due to indefinite shutdown 23.6.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Tea gardens are expected to post at least 3-4 per cent net loss in the current financial year
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Packaged organic food may need government stamp 23.6.2017 ET: Food
This is the first time FSSAI has formed regulations for this category of food, which is an expanding industry in an increasingly health-conscious India.
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‘Focus on tribal ryots in N. Andhra’ 23.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Special drive tomorrow to spread awareness on best practices
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Parry Nutraceuticals, Synthite industries forge partnership for extraction of Phycocyanin 22.6.2017 Sify Finance
[India], June 22 (ANI-NewsVoir): Parry Nutraceuticals, a division of EID Parry and part of the Murugappa Group has forged a partnership with Synthite Industries to apply proprietary patented
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Will Amazon's Whole Foods deal go the same way as L'Oreal and Body Shop? 22.6.2017 News
Amazon's mission is to build a place where people can find 'anything they might want to buy online'
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A story in each sari 21.6.2017 Hindu: Youth
Vijayalakshmi Nachiar, the founder of sustainable fashion brand Ethicus, needs no introduction. A pioneer of mindful fashion, she is bringing her collection to Madurai for the first time. Better not miss it!
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Cardamom cultivation in CHR hit by scanty rainfall 20.6.2017 Hindu: National
Growers estimate minimum drop of 30% in annual production
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City wakes up to organic produce 20.6.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
With the growing amount of harmful chemicals found in the vegetables, Kolkatans are going for organic vegetables
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Young experts come up with project to grow cheap fodder 18.6.2017 deccanherald.com
A team of young people has been making efforts to grow cattle fodder which will be cheaper in cost. Anil Gopi, an ITI student from Bengaluru, initiated an agricultural project called 'Terra Neeru' in Bajpe with the support of his friends. A small farm of 8x10 sq ft was used to cultivate organic vegetables, which was successful in the locality. Team After completing his ITI studies two years ago, Gopi moved to Bengaluru and started working with the team 'Project DEFY (Design Education For Yourself)'. The team is made up of Arvind Badrinarayanan (biologist), Abhinav Dey (mechanical engineer), Prabhu Govindarajan (electrical engineer) and Somshekhar (student and designer). Anil Gopi, the centre manager, is a creative maker consultant at Free Design and a volunteer at Nasscom crowd project and Workbench project. Being an ardent movie maker, he travels often. Abhinav, one of the project team members, is a product of IIT Vellore, and has obtained IDIN (International Design Innovation Network) fellowship from ...
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Nine districts selected for organic farming project 18.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
Nine districts selected for organic farming project
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Go organic to beat drought, says seed reviver 17.6.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Nel Jayaraman says some varieties of indigenous paddy are drought and salt water resistant
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As good as your back garden 17.6.2017 Hindu: Youth
Sateesh Babu, founder-CEO of EasyTaaza, envisions building a healthy and sustainable food system
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Farmers awareness programme held 17.6.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Farmers awareness programme held
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Constant gardener 16.6.2017 India Today | February 13, 2012
Urban gardening is in vogue. After all, the final frontier for space-starved city dwellers is their own patch of green.
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Going back to the roots 16.6.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
In a city where land is a luxury, people have taken to terrace gardening in a big way. Apart from optimal utilisation of space, there is an added benefit of being sure of what comes to your plate. Ketty Sudhir grew up cooking homegrown items and does not really fancy the idea of eating out. "Being from Kerala, I think we have a natural inclination towards agriculture and farming. Seeing the perfect weather conditions in Bengaluru, I decided to just try growing a few vegetables," she says. "The result was only the beginning of a journey and a passionate hobby. I grow almost all the fruits and vegetables you get in the market — pumpkin, varieties of beans, Chinese potatoes, passion fruit and many others," she adds. Slogans like 'Grow what you eat, eat what you grow' and 'Grow food, not lawns,' are spurring people to say no to pesticide-laden supermarket fruits and vegetables. "I used to do container gardening and due to pollution and pests, I started using chemical fertilisers on my plants. I noticed ...
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